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Grave of Lancashire Fusilier rediscovered in Ireland
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Hi,

I'm a volunteer at Camden Fort Meagher (formerly Fort Camden), one of the old British army forts at the mouth of Cork Harbour in Ireland.

Recently we have started to clear the overgrowth in a section of the local graveyard that was reserved for the men and their families serving at the fort. We came across the grave of one of your lads - Corporal Samuel Ashworth, 1st Batt Lancashire Fusiliers who died on the 19th of October 1884 aged 19. From newspaper records it looks like he was stationed at Fort Camden and was on the way back there from the pub and got into a fight with some local lads on

Hope this post is within the rules of your organisation, just thought it might be of interest to some of yo

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